SimsUshare vs. Fire Studio 6

System Deployment

Fire Studio 6

SimsUshare CTC

Software to install

Install on each machine

Can install on machine or once in network folder or USB drive; play sims without software installs

Scenario sharing

?

Yes

Embed interactive sims in email, web pages, and LMS’s

No

Yes

Platforms

Windows & Mac & iOS play-only

Develop and play sims on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

Instructor can control multiple role-players at the same time

Yes, with additional cost; not cross-platform; limited to 6 role-players at once

Yes, fully cross-platform with no setup. Modest additional cost for > 3 role-players

Instructor can change condition for all role-players at once

No

Yes

Multiple remote instructors

No

Yes

Independent navigation/control for multiple role-players

No

Yes

Scenario Development

Fire Studio 6

SimsUshare CTC

Interface complexity

Medium-High

Low

# of smoke, fire, HazMat effects

50+

30+

Multiple views/locations

Yes

Yes

Use own photos

Yes

Yes

Widescreen simulations

Yes

Yes

Use own sounds

Yes

Yes

Include videos

Yes

Yes

Mask effect

Yes

Yes

Timed effects

Yes

Yes

Animated objects besides effects

Yes

No

Capture scenario in video

Yes

iOS;

other platforms require 3rd party screen recorders

Support

Fire Studio 6

SimsUshare CTC

Phone & email support

Included

Included

Video tutorials

Limited

Included

Online classes & training

Additional cost

Included

Costs

Fire Studio 6

SimsUshare CTC

Developer Seats/computers for creating & editing unlimited sims

US $895* (one-time) per developer seat

Developer including CTC capabilities: $179.95/year

Simulation player/computer

US $230* (one-time)

Free

(Windows/Mac/Web); $9.99 (one-time) iOS/Android: create/edit any 5 sims

*All prices are based on list price from Digital Combustion’s Web Site as of April 2020

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